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Strasburg, North Dakota
Location of Strasburg, North Dakota
Location of Strasburg, North Dakota
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Emmons
 • Total 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Land 0.29 sq mi (0.76 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,811 ft (552 m)
 • Total 409
 • Estimate 
 • Density 1,235.49/sq mi (476.56/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-76500
GNIS feature ID 1032357

Strasburg is a historically German speaking city in Emmons County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 409 at the 2010 census. Strasburg was founded in 1902.


Strasburg was laid out in 1902 when the railroad was extended to that point. The city was named after Strassburg, in Alsace. A post office has been in operation at Strasburg since 1903.

Historic sites

Historic sites in or near Strasburg include Tirsbol Cemetery, Wrought-Iron Cross Site, Wrought-iron cross sites of Holy Trinity Cemetery (Strasburg, North Dakota), and Ludwig and Christina Welk Homestead.

The historic Blessed Trinity Roman Catholic Church (formerly Holy Trinity) near the village contains works by the artist Berthold Imhoff.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Post office in Strasburg, North Dakota 6-12-2009
U.S. Post office in Strasburg


Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 273
1920 653 139.2%
1930 695 6.4%
1940 994 43.0%
1950 733 −26.3%
1960 612 −16.5%
1970 642 4.9%
1980 623 −3.0%
1990 553 −11.2%
2000 549 −0.7%
2010 409 −25.5%
2019 (est.) 362 −11.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 409 people, 191 households, and 95 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,363.3 inhabitants per square mile (526.4/km2). There were 224 housing units at an average density of 746.7 per square mile (288.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.8% White and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 191 households, of which 15.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.8% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 50.3% were non-families. 45.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 25.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.86 and the average family size was 2.57.

The median age in the city was 60.8 years. 14.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 9.7% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 45.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.2% male and 53.8% female.

Notable people

See also

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